Hillary Rodham Clinton

Heard on the Hill This Week: Bar Hopping on Debate Night

While voters throughout nation gathered around TVs for the third and final showdown between presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Roll Call's Heard on the Hill reporter Alex Gangitano went bar hopping to Capitol Hill's debate watch parties. These included a basement bar serving Trump-inspired cocktails and a Hill favorite with Clinton and Trump impersonators.

Also, straight from Nevada, senior Senate reporter Niels Lesniewski shares Minority Leader Harry Reid's advice for the Washington Nationals at the end of their season.

White House Watch: The Sniff Test

3 Things Clinton and Trump Might Cover in the Next Debate

What Went Wrong For Debbie Wasserman Schultz

After WikiLeaks released nearly 20,000 emails sent by Democratic National Committee officials that suggested the DNC favored Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primaries, embattled DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced she would step down from her post following the convention in Philadelphia. With supporters of Bernie Sanders decrying the DNC’s treatment of their candidate, Roll Call looks back on what went wrong this election cycle for Wasserman Schultz.

In Rare Q & A, Clinton Calls Trump "Xenophobic, Racist, and Misogynistic"
Clinton still hasn't held a press conference in months. Or does this count?

Hillary Clinton speaks at the Democratic National Convention 2016 (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

In a question-and-answer session with reporters at a joint conference of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Friday afternoon, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton took a conciliatory tone on Trump supporters, while harshly condemning the GOP candidate himself.  

"We need to stand up as a country and say Donald Trump doesn't stand for who we are and what we believe," Clinton said in her prepared statement. "America is better than Donald Trump."  

Whose Convention? Clintons Mentioned Nearly Twice as Much as Trump
Elected officials in three days are invoking the other candidate more often

Blame it on Hillary Clinton’s unpopularity. Or maybe Donald Trump’s? Whatever the reason, Republican officeholders seem much happier waging war against their Democratic opponent at the Republican National Convention than propping up their own nominee.  

Current state and federal elected officials have mentioned Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton 135 times during podium speeches on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, while they’ve only invoked their own candidate’s name 77 times.  

Republicans Grill Comey On Clinton’s Classified Emails

The House Oversight and Government Reform committee held a hearing Thursday grilling FBI Director James B. Comey on his announcement that the FBI would not be recommending charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server.

Comey defended the impartiality of his decision, saying “the recommendation was made the way you would want it to be, by people who don’t give a hoot about politics.”

FBI Director: Clinton ‘Extremely Careless,’ But No Criminal Charges Recommended

FBI Director James B. Comey announced Tuesday that the agency is not recommending charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server during her time as Secretary of State.

“Although there is evidence of potential violation of the statutes regarding the handling of classified information, our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case,” Comey said.

Lynch to Accept Recommendations for Clinton Email Probe

One day after a private meeting with Bill Clinton, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced she would accept the recommendations made by prosecutors and the FBI regarding Hillary Clinton's personal email server.